25th Anniversary 'Street Fighter' Collector's Set Announced *UPDATED*
Get your Hadoukens ready! The Street Fighter 25th anniversary collector's set is due to be released on September 18, 2012 for PS3 and Xbox 360 for $149.99.
The collector's set will include such cool items as:
* Past and Present Street Fighter Games – Playable on current gen PS3™ and Xbox 360 console systems, the four critically-acclaimed titles selected from the star-studded catalog are: Super Street Fighter® II Turbo HD Remix, Street Fighter® III 3rd Strike Online Edition, Super Street Fighter® IV Arcade Edition with all costume DLC, and Street Fighter® X Tekken® including all character and Swap Costume DLC.
* Exclusive Video – The two-disc Blu-Ray set includes a documentary that highlights the profound influence the franchise has had on fans - and vice versa - throughout the years. The collection of videos also includes Street Fighter®IV and Super Street Fighter®IV Anime movies as well as all episodes of the Street Fighter animated series and Street Fighter®II: The Animated Movie.
* Light-up Ryu Statue – A specially commissioned and highly-detailed collectable Ryu statue stands prominently at 8” tall and features the iconic character in mid-Shoryuken, with flames lit from below.
* 11-Disc Soundtrack – Street Fighter game music spanning the past 25 years, in addition to remixes and fan-created music inspired by past Street Fighter games .
* 64-page Hardcover Art Book – A tribute to Street Fighter game fans from all over the world, the art book includes fan pieces submitted by professional and aspiring artists alike.
* Ryu’s Belt – Created to regulation specs, the full-size martial arts black belt is a replica of the one Ryu wears and even includes his classic "Fūrinkazan" in kanji!
* Certificate of Authenticity – Each Collector’s Set comes individually numbered complete with a certificate of authenticity.
Capcom has also announced they are currently organizing a series of tournaments throughout the year in locations across the globe that will include over $500,000 worth of cash, non-cash prizing, and amenities. This high-stakes tournament series will culminate in a grand finals event held in San Francisco on Dec. 8, 2012 and will include players who qualify in the preliminary tournaments throughout the year. The tournament series will feature the following monumental titles from the past and present: Street Fighter X Tekken, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix.
Dates and locations for the tournament include:
* July 28-29 in Austin, TX
* August 11-12 in the NY area (location pending)
* August 26 in Taipei, Taiwan (location pending)
* Mid-September in the Tokyo Region, Japan (date and location pending)
* September 27-30 in London, England (in conjunction with Eurogamer Expo)
* October 13-14 in Sao Paulo, Brazil (in conjunction with Brazil Game Show)
* October 27-28 in Los Angeles, CA
* October 31 – November 4 in Paris, France (in conjunction with Paris Games Week)
* December 8 Finals in San Francisco, CA
The first-place Street Fighter X Tekken player will be crowned champion and be handed the keys to an all-new custom designed one-of-a-kind Street Fighter-themed sports car Scion FR-S Sports Coupe!
UPDATE: HERE IS AN OVERVIEW OF THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY STREET FIGHTER COLLECTOR'S SET!